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Corn Husks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jamieneenah, May 11, 2009.

  1. jamieneenah

    jamieneenah Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Perhaps a silly question, but I could not find an answer. Can chickens eat corn husks? Nothing toxic to the leaves and silk is there?

    Neenah WI
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Mine eat them out of my compost bin and they have had no problems.
  3. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2009
    well I never had chickens eat corn husks
    and I definetly wouold not let chickens eat out of compost bin
    as that would be spoiled food in there starting to decay
    a good way to get brownish runny manure
    and enhance E.coli and yeast infection

    but to each his own
  4. rdranch

    rdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2007
    If you do any gardening, plant some extra corn and feed the plants to your chickens when you thin out the rows.[​IMG]

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